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Jason Daniel Dean

Deputy Chief

Deputy Chief Jason Dean tested positive for the COVID-19 virus on August 12, 2020, while working a shift at the Clayton Fire Department after exposure on the job. On August 18, 2020, Deputy Chief Dean was admitted to the hospital for complications due to COVID-19. Deputy Chief Dean remained under hospital care until September 22, 2020, when he succumbed to the virus.

Incident Location: 325 West Horne Street, Clayton, NC 27520

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

Department information

Clayton Fire Department
325 West Horne Street
Clayton, North Carolina 27520

Chief: H. Lee Barbee

Age: 42
Rank: Deputy Chief
Classification: Career
Incident date: August 12, 2020
Date of death: September 22, 2020
Cause of death: Exposure
Nature of death: Covid-19
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: N/A

Last updated: March 03, 2021

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